Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 169 195
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -50
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.69% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.49% 5.57% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £225 £290 £340
90th Percentile £475 £575 £551
England median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +7.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.43
England median hourly rate £47.83 £33.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +41.72% -7.53% +92.11%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 603 664 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.56% 12.30% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 412 358
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94% +14.05%
10th Percentile £116 £175 £124
90th Percentile £538 £575 £516
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 131
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.11%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.90 £8.90
90th Percentile £20.70 £25.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +5 11 £420 +12.00%
South Yorkshire +15 1 £325 -21.21%
North Yorkshire +1 1 £225 -25.00%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
6 4 (26.67%) CentOS
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Nagios
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Veeam
7 3 (20.00%) nginx
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365
7 3 (20.00%) Jenkins

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (13.33%) WAP
2 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.67%) Android
7 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
1 3 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Elixir
1 2 (13.33%) Erlang
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Icinga
2 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
2 3 (20.00%) Packer
2 3 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 3 (20.00%) Rancher
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Terraform
3 2 (13.33%) SmoothWall
3 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (6.67%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Dell
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (13.33%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Sophos
5 2 (13.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed